Apps for Good recruitment 2012

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Apps for Good recruitment 2012

  1. 1. Apps for GoodDebbie ForsterInterim CEOCDI EuropeTwitter @Appsforgoodcdi @debbieforster
  2. 2. Answers vs problem-solving
  3. 3. Apps for Good-the approach From problem to prototype
  4. 4. Apps for Good-the approachDelivered within 1: Problem definition curriculum or as a club 5: First build & test 2: Market Research 4: Product Design 3: Solution Design Delivery time of 50-70 hours
  5. 5. Bringing it to life@Appsforgoodcdi
  6. 6. So does it work? ‘There is absolutely no down side to Apps for Good – even though you have to do it after school it really is a lot of fun so thatwas OK for me, it really is a fantastic course.We are so lucky to be at a school that ‘gets it’ and let us join in with Apps for Good.’ Mohima, Transit
  7. 7. Their problems & their apps
  8. 8. Apps for Good makes the shift ... from individual... performance ...from being taught to to working teamwork with experts ...from learning an ...from taking a test to answer totesting your solution with others designing a solution
  9. 9. Benefits for students• Confidence & aspirations• Cutting-edge technology• Soft skills• Real world situations• Work with professionals 9
  10. 10. Three tiers of partners Content-use only Affiliate partners Certified partners 10
  11. 11. Becoming a Partner Expression Getting Application of Interest Started• Go to • Complete online • Decisions by May www.appsforgood.org application form • Train-the-trainer in• Complete online by April 2012 June Expression of Interest • Preliminary • Course planning in form phone interview July• Review website, FAQs, • In-person partner requirements • Technical checks & meeting with set-up in July-August senior staff & teachers • Students recruited & course launched in September Deadline for applications is April 2012
  12. 12. Debbie Forsterpartner@cdieurope.eu@debbieforsterwww.appsforgood.org0208 150 6908@AppsforGoodCDI

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